A Medieval Marriage Contract Nevill Thomas de. Chaumont, John de. [Marriage Contract] [York, England, 1345]. 39 lines of text in Anglo-Norman on 10-1/2" x 10" indented parchment sheet, fragment of seal below text. Light soiling, horizontal and vertical folds, minor staining to upper left corner, natural flaw to left margin, 1 small hole in text. $4,500. * A rare example of a fourteenth-century English marriage contract. This one was agreed between Thomas de Nevill, knight, and John de Chaumont. It stipulated that Sir Thomas's eldest son will marry John's daughter, Elayne, and they will be enfeoffed of Sir Thomas's manor of Evereslaye with many provisions for reversion, among other benefits.
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